creep-feeding

creep-feed

[kreep-feed]
verb (used with object), creep-fed, creep-feeding.
to feed (animals) in a creep feeder.

Origin:
1955–60

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creep-feeding
 
n
the practice of feeding young farm animals (esp piglets, calves, and lambs) in a sectioned-off part of their indoor environment, in order to prevent the mother from gaining access to the food

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